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Nick Wallace & David Watkins: LIFT – Locally Invested Food Trade

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This talk describes a new, ambitious effort to build a “locally invested food trade” in Mississippi. Born and raised in Edwards, Mississippi, Nick Wallace blends his family-farm origins with sophisticated techniques to create exceptional dining experiences. He was named to the 2013 “Best Chefs America” list and has appeared on the Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen.” David Watkins, Jr. worked as a video producer, theater director, project manager and teacher in New York and Los Angeles before returning to Jackson, Mississippi, to become a food entrepreneur.